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Event Overview

Is meeting 200 members of the bauxite & alumina markets important to you?

Connect with industry colleagues old and new in the warmth of Miami. This is your chance to take part in vital discussions around global production and consumption trends.

Topics include:

  • Executive panel looking back at 2018 supply disruptions, future supply and demand dynamics, the macroeconomic trends and trade sanctions 
  • Regional updates from Guinea, Jamaica, Brazil and Europe
  • Executive interview: What lessons were learned?  An open conversation with Hydro about its Alunorte alumina refinery
  • Non-metallurgical bauxite applications, taking a closer look at a turbulent year and refractory trends
  • China China: production, demand, environmental regulations
  • China’s overseas investment of Al assets
  • Breakfast Briefing – Focus on alumina pricing

>> View the full agenda

Key speakers:

  • Abdoulaye Magassouba, Minister of Mines and Geology, Republic of Guinea
  • John Thuestad, Vice President Bauxite and Alumina, Norsk Hydro Brasil
  • Ron Knapp, Secretary General, International Aluminium Institute
  • Sunny Huang, Senior Analyst, BRGIMM Lilan Consulting Group
  • Fernando Lopez, President & CEO, Arciresa Arcillas Refractorias